In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.
Kurt Russell as Lieutenant S.D. "Snake" Plissken
Lee Van Cleef as Police Commissioner Bob Hauk
Ernest Borgnine as "Cabbie"
Donald Pleasence as President John Harker
Isaac Hayes as "The Duke"
Season Hubley as Girl in Chock Full o' Nuts (Maureen)
Harry Dean Stanton as Harold "Brain" Hellman
Adrienne Barbeau as Maggie
Tom Atkins as Captain Rehme
Charles Cyphers as Secretary of State
Frank Doubleday as Romero
John Strobel as Cronenberg, the doctor